The Jenolan Caves, located in the Blue Mountains, are the oldest known open caves in the world - over 340 million years old. It took my friend and I 2 hours via train and 1.5 hours along a windy road via bus to get there from Sydney (car sick people be warned), but it was worth it! The caves are absolutely beautiful:
At Jenolan Caves there are several tours to choose from, we went with the Lucas Cave Tour and the Chifley Cave Tour. On both tours we were given the history and science of the cave, but the guides also kept things light and entertaining. Many formations and parts of the caves had creative names, for example: the curtain...
The broken column...
The three little sisters... (see original three sisters here)
Slice of bacon...
Keywords: australia, caves, chifley, explore, history, jenolan caves, limestone, lucas, rocks, the blue mountains, tourist
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